What books Abnormal Returns readers purchased in July 2016

This month we conducted a Q&A with Spencer Jakab author of Heads I Win, Tails I Win: Why Smart Investors Fail and How to Tile the Odds In Your Favor and our readers reacted accordingly. Also Matt Hall’s Odds On: The Making of an Evidence-Based Investor and Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant stayed near the top of our book list.

For more book ideas you can check out our post compiling our many book links as well as last month’s best-selling list. We present sales two ways: the first is by unit sales and the second way is by revenue which can be notably different. Here are the books (combined print and Kindle* that Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon during July 2016:

The Top 10 (by Unit Sales)

  1. Heads I Win, Tails I Win: Why Smart Investors Fail and How to Tile the Odds In Your Favor by Spencer Jakab
  2. Odds On: The Making of an Evidence-Based Investor by Matt Hall
  3. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
  4. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez
  5. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
  6. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
  7. Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People by G. Richard Shell
  8. So You Want to Start a Hedge Fund: Lessons for Managers and Allocators by Ted Seides
  9. The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling by Adam Kucharski
  10. Concentrated Investing: Strategies of the World’s Greatest Concentrated Value Investors by Allen C. Benello, Michael van Biema and Tobias E. Carlisle

The Top 10 (by Revenue)

  1. Heads I Win, Tails I Win: Why Smart Investors Fail and How to Tile the Odds In Your Favor by Spencer Jakab
  2. Odds On: The Making of an Evidence-Based Investor by Matt Hall
  3. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
  4. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez
  5. So You Want to Start a Hedge Fund: Lessons for Managers and Allocators by Ted Seides
  6. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
  7. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
  8. The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling by Adam Kucharski
  9. The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life by Rodney Dietert
  10. For the Love of Money: A Memoir by Sam Polk

Thanks again to everyone who purchased a copy of my book or any other book (or item) during the month. Mid-month look for our monthly post summing up all of our book-related links as well.

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Originally published at abnormalreturns.com on August 1, 2016.